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Sp1rals Sat 15-Nov-14 14:32:38

I plan to buy a co-sleeper cot as I'll be breastfeeding and last baby ended up in my bed every night anyway.

This might seem like a silly question but when baby goes to bed for the night ahead of me (hopefully!), there'll only be 3 sides to the cot, the other side obviously is my bed.. When the baby is very little or when I'm there that won't matter but as it gets a bit older if I'm not there surely it's possible for them to shuffle over and even out of the bed?

Sunseed Sat 15-Nov-14 19:42:37

I had a cot (from Mothercare I think) that had a mechanism whereby the side could drop and then be stowed right underneath, thus creating a co-sleeper. When DS was older I could use it just as a conventional drop-side cot. Would something like that work for you, to contain baby until you are there?

jessplussomeonenew Mon 17-Nov-14 08:54:42

Some cosleepers have a fourth side that can be put up - e.g. our snuzpod has a zipped panel.

Sp1rals Tue 18-Nov-14 02:09:09

Thanks, must investigate further. The ones I have seen attach to bed and I can't see how the fourth side would attach as well but maybe depends on type.

McFox Sat 22-Nov-14 00:07:31

We have the bednest and the side that attached to the bed has a panel that clips into place when needed. I would recommend the bednest, it's been great for us, you can hire (as we have done) or buy one from the nct website.


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